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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Additional Police Officers On Hand for 101st Feast of the Blessed Sacrament

The 101st Feast of the Blessed Sacrament begins Thursday evening, and Mayor Jon Mitchell says the celebration should be one of the safest yet.

Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mitchell says the City and the Feast Committee have added additional police officers both on and off of the feast grounds

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Family Finds Man Who Saved Their Lives on Nantucket

Derrick Johns was vacationing on Nantucket with his wife and their 16-year-old daughter, Erynn, this week. They went for a swim that took a dangerous turn as the rip current pulled them out to sea. It was so strong that they couldn't swim back to shore, and were greatly fatigued from trying

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Credit: Google Maps

Gomes Wants Park Lights In Harrington Park

There has been a renewed focus on the call for cameras in Harrington Park following the death of 19-year-old Marcelo Jean Francois who was shot and killed in the park last month.

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Kerry Winterson, Facebook
Kerry Winterson, Facebook

A Safer Place For Online Transactions Could Be On The Way

Dozens of crimes have been associated with making transactions on Craigslist and similar websites. One New Bedford city councilor is attempting to provide buyers with a safe place to conduct transactions without fear.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Discussion about the relationship between children and social media at Gifts to Give in Acushnet.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Discussion about the relationship between children and social media at Gifts to Give in Acushnet.

Parents Engage In Conversations About Children And Social Media

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. These are all just a click away for most children today.

How can parents make sure their children are safe in a world full of technology?

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TSM

New Bedford Fire Department Awarded Two Fire Safety Education Grants

The New Bedford Fire Department has received $13,000 in state funding to educate the city's youth and seniors about fire safety and prevention.

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Getty Images

Fire Chief Discusses Roof Collapse

New Bedford, like many old New England towns, has homes and other buildings with pitched or slanted roofs.

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Kasey’s Blizzard Survival Guide

It's no secret that winter is my LEAST favorite season. Specifically for this main reason: I don't like being cooped up inside the house while a blizzard runs rampant through town. While I've lived in New England my entire life, I can't seem to fully prepare myself (mentally) for what's to come

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City of New Bedford
City of New Bedford

Mayor Mitchell Provides Winter Safety Tips

Mayor Jon Mitchell declared a state of emergency early Monday afternoon in wake of an "historic" blizzard.

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Germany Has Europe's Lowest Birth Rate
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Initiative Aimed At Preventing Sudden Infant Deaths

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has begun a campaign aimed at preventing sudden unexpected infant deaths.

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